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Hedda Hopper (Elda Furry)

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Biography

Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Her father was a butcher. In 1913 she met and married matinée idol DeWolf Hopper Sr. and in 1915 they moved to Hollywood, where both began active film careers. He became a star with Triangle Company, she began in vamp parts and turned to supporting roles. After her divorce she appeared in dozens of films, becoming known as "Queen of the Quickies". In 1936 she started a gossipy radio show and two years later commenced a 28-year stint as a newspaper gossip columnist, rival of Louella Parsons. In her last films she mostly played herself, a tribute to her influence in Hollywood. Read more...

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Character: Madge Livingston

Let Us Be Gay 1930

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Character: Mrs. Russ-Weaver

Our Blushing Brides 1930

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Character: Mrs. Clara Williams

The Easiest Way 1931

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Character: Mrs. Edith Trent

West of Broadway 1931

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Character: Ella Dwight

Skyscraper Souls 1932

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Character: Countess De Marnac

Downstairs 1932

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Character: Ines Montari

As You Desire Me 1932

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Character: Mrs. Alice Chittendon

The Man Who Played God 1932

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Character: Mrs. Peets

Speak Easily 1932

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Character: Mrs. Worth (

Pilgrimage 1933

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Character: Mrs. Loway, American Tourist

The Barbarian 1933

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Character: Lady Esme Hammond

Dracula's Daughter 1936

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Character: Dowager on Ship

Nothing Sacred 1937

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Character: Penny Reed

Tarzan's Revenge 1938

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Character: Polly Griscom

Thanks for the Memory 1938

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Character: Dolly Dupuyster

The Women 1939

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Character: Mrs. Van Klettering

Vogues of 1938 1937

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